by Teri Robert, Lead Expert

Orbit: bony pyramid-shaped cavity of the skull that contains and protects the eyeball.

Migraines and cluster headaches often include pain near the orbit.

You can read more about symptoms of and locations of pain, including the orbit in:

For more terms, see our Migraine and Headache Glossary.

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Medical review by John Claude Krusz, PhD, MD.

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Last updated August 15, 2010

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